Henri Oguike Dance Company
Since he burst onto the scene in 1996, Henri Oguike has become a leading force in dance. Combining technical virtuosity with the immediacy of live music, his work has won numerous awards and given a creative blood transfusion to the world of contemporary dance. By turns thundering and gentle, visceral and flirtatious, the work of this dynamic young company.
Archive :: production:T994575231, dance or ballet:S02072899242, venue:V833
Front Line/In Broken Tendrils/Ile AyeFront Line
- a sextet to Shostakovich 9th Quartet in E Flat. Shifting moods, squealing instruments, wild stamping dances represent the composer's retreat into thoughts of death and stillness. Broken Tendrils
- a full company work to the lush and often satirical orchestration of Bela Bartok's 2nd Violin Concerto. Ile Aye
- Henri and four female dancers perform a light-hearted piece to some hot Brazilian tunes by renowned artist Caetano Veloso.